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  1. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Asean summit in Myanmar likely to be dominated by tensions with China

    Posted May 08th 2014, 11:02pm by AFP

    ... of Human Rights Watch, urged Asean to move beyond its "non-interference policy" and push for a solution to the growing crisis in Myanmar's Rakhine state. Tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslims have been displaced by clashes with local Buddhists. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1507782/asean-summit-myanmar-likely-be-dominated-tensions-china
  2. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Indian PM Narendra Modi in Bhutan to check China's influence

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 03:15am by AFP

    ... in the region. The Hindu nationalist premier was met at the airport by his Bhutanese counterpart Tshering Tobgay at the start of a two-day visit to the tiny Buddhist kingdom, a month after his landslide ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1533443/indian-pm-narendra-modi-bhutan-check-chinas-influence
  3. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Obama praises Myanmar's reforms on landmark visit

    Posted Nov 20th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Yangon

    ... such as the release of scores of remaining political prisoners. Obama used his speech to urge an end to sectarian unrest in the western state of Rakhine, saying there was "no excuse for violence against innocent people". Two major outbreaks of violence since June between Muslims and ethnic Rakhine Buddhists in the state have left 180 people dead and more than 110,000 displaced. Most of those ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1086388/obama-praises-myanmars-reforms-landmark-visit
  4. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Obama urges Myanmar to hasten reforms on historic visit

    Posted Nov 19th 2012, 05:31pm

    ... in the western state of Rakhine, saying there was “no excuse for violence against innocent people”. Two major outbreaks of violence since June between Muslims and ethnic Rakhine Buddhists in the state ... the people of this state, including ethnic Rakhine, have faced crushing poverty and persecution. But there’s no excuse for violence against innocent people, and the Rohingya hold within themselves ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1085934/obama-makes-history-myanmar-visit
  5. News - Hong Kong - DIPLOMACY

    Australian authorities in dark on Hong Kong expat missionary captured in North Korea

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 04:31pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... in a Buddhist temple. Hong Kong-based Australian citizen John Short, 75, was taken from his Pyongyang hotel by police earlier this month for allegedly distributing Korean-language Christian pamphlets ... the Australian left a pamphlet about the gospel inside a Buddhist temple and their North Korean tour guide reported him to the authorities. An employee of the Chinese company that booked the tour, BTG, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1436344/australian-authorities-dark-hong-kong-expat-missionary-captured-north
  6. News - Hong Kong - DIPLOMACY

    Hong Kong missionary held in North Korea ‘left Christian pamphlets in temple’

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 10:42am by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney An Australian missionary detained in North Korea left pamphlets promoting Christianity in a Buddhist temple, with his guide informing security officials, his ... Christian Wang Chong, who has returned to Beijing and said their problems stemmed from a visit to a Buddhist temple. He said Short left pamphlet materials promoting Christianity at the site. “They ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1431591/hong-kong-missionary-held-north-korea-left-christian-pamphlets-temple
  7. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    White House bars media from Dalai Lama meeting

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 09:53am by Associated Press in Washington

    ... meetings Obama has held with the Buddhist monk. “We have been working, as you know, to provide more access to photographers as well as to all of you,” Carney told reporters. “In this case, we ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1433131/white-house-bars-media-dalai-lama-meeting
  8. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Beijing and Seoul furious at Shinzo Abe's visit to Yasukuni Shrine

    Posted Dec 26th 2013, 10:05am by Teddy Ng and Agencies

    ... constructive ways to deal with sensitive issues from the past". The head of Abe's coalition partner, the Buddhist-backed New Komeito- which had urged him not to make the pilgrimage- called ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1390047/japanese-pm-abes-war-shrine-visit-unacceptable-says-chinese-foreign
  9. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Gary Locke, the 'humble' envoy who was tested to the limit

    Posted Nov 21st 2013, 04:10am by Angela Meng

    ... diplomatic visit to Tibet, where he was photographed with Buddhist monks and mixed with locals in Lhasa. Locke plans to step down early next year. It is not yet known who will replace him. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1361534/gary-locke-humble-envoy-who-was-tested-limit
  10. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    India, China hold talks on 'advance' into disputed territory

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... differing perceptions of the undefined frontier in the Buddhist-majority Indian region of Ladakh, which is a source of friction between the neighbours. Beijing has denied that its soldiers had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1222497/india-china-hold-talks-advance-disputed-territory

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